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4.14 Reading for Fun: Making Time for Books in Our Busy Lives

We often hear about the importance of reading for educational purposes, but reading for fun holds its own unique benefits. In this episode, I’m sharing all about the importance of reading for fun and how families, including busy caregivers, can find more time for it in their lives. Books & Resources Mentioned in This Episode: […]

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4.12 Developing a Love of Reading with Jody Sperling

In this episode, I’m joined by Jody Sperling for a conversation about helping our kiddos develop a life-long love of reading. Jody Sperling is the author of the Luke in Time mysteries and host of TRBM a podcast for authors who want to get their books into more readers’ hands. He’s also hitchhiked across the […]

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3.31 My Child Has Dyslexia, Now What? with Lisa Parnello

In this episode, I’m happy to share a conversation with Lisa Parnello. Lisa is a dyslexia expert with over 15 years of experience including public schools, and private schools, with a primary focus on students with learning differences such as dyslexia, and dysgraphia. She started her career teaching general education students and discovered her heart […]

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3.22 20 Ways to Read and Write Beyond the Pages of a Book

I’m back with a short episode packed full of great ideas for how you can inspire your child to read and write in fun and creative ways! I’m all about creative thinking, life hacks, and finding ways to reach children that are struggling as readers and writers.  Tune in as I share 20 ways to […]

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3.14 Writing Books with Your Kids’ Stories

I think that all families should be making books with their children’s stories! In this episode, I’m sharing the why and the how of making books with your kids’ words, pictures, and stories. I’ll cover why this is not only super fun but also super important and exactly how you can do it! Resources Mentioned in This Episode: If […]

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3.12 Help! My Child Doesn’t Like to Read

I hear it all the time… Ashley, HELP! My child does not like to read! In this episode,  I’m sharing three pieces of advice for what you can do if your child has said that they don’t like reading. Stay tuned until the end and pay close attention to #3. I think it might surprise […]

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3.11 How to Support Skills Development in Your Everyday Routines with Melissa Wood

In this episode, I’m joined by Melissa Wood.  Melissa Wood studied elementary and early childhood education, as well as early childhood special education. She has been in the field for nearly 20 years and has a passion for child development. She finds her current role as the Early Education Director for a Supervisory Union in […]

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3.6 Practical Tips for Working on Reading Comprehension at Home

Developing strong reading comprehension skills is critical to overall reading success. Often, students struggle with mastering comprehension skills. If you are a parent who wants to know how you can work with your child on reading comprehension at home, this episode is for you! Tune in for my top five practical and easy-to-implement tips for […]

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3.4 Book Trailers: What They Are and Why I Love Them!

Have you heard of book trailers? They’re really fun!  In this solo episode, we’re covering what they are and why I love them! Tune in to this episode for…  My top three reasons to use book trailers with your kids and students. A fun bonus activity to work on with your students or kids. A […]

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Episode #21 – How and Why it’s Important to Develop an Independent Reading Habit

Today, we’re going to talk about independent reading and how and WHY you should work with your child to develop this habit. You may be wondering what I even mean when I say independent reading. Independent reading is when your child is reading on their own with no assistance from you. Oftentimes, students who independently […]

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